Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 1/9/13
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Al Jefferson had 26 points and eight rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Charlotte Bobcats 112-102 Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Jefferson was 11 of 15 from the field and the Bobcats simply had no answer for the 6-foot-10 center in the paint. Paul Millsap chipped in with 19 points and Gordon Hayward was 4 of 5 from 3-point range for 14 points as the Jazz made light work of the Bobcats' zone defense, shooting 54 percent from the field. Utah led from the opening tip, building a 19-point halftime lead. The Jazz (19-18) never allowed the Bobcats to get any closer than 10 in the second half and moved back above .500.
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